Windows 8

Having joined the domain i would like to login under the local acct, is that possible.
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Adam LeinssServer SpecialistCommented:
just do .\name_of_local account and the password.
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Use computer\LocalUserName to logon locally.  Alternatively, you can use . to represent the local computer - .\LocalUserName
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Andrew FairAuthor Commented:
When i select another user\acct i get the domain login page ie; username and pass for domain.
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discgmanCommented:
Here is a good article on creating and using a local account. I hate how windows 8 tricks people into logging in with a microsoft account.

http://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-switch-your-windows-8-1-log-in-to-a-local-account/
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Glenn MadineSystems AnalystCommented:
As soon as you start typing the .\,  you should see the domain name disappear and be replaced by the machine name (on the login prompt).
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
What do you mean "domain login page"?  There is no "domain login page" - please post a screen shot.

Here's what we're saying:
First - my domain is "ME", my computer is "TERRA"
If I go to the list of users on my computer, I see this:
User ListI click on "Other Users" and I see this - which also has the "Logon To: ME" displayed:
Other UserI then specify the other user in the form "computername\username" or by using a "." in place of the computer name - notice the "Logon To:" changes from "ME" to "TERRA" after I type the \ character.
Other User Named
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
If you're not seeing something like this you need to post a picture - take your cell phone camera or a digital camera and post the picture.
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Andrew FairAuthor Commented:
Perfect, Thank you!
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